Reaching potential guests directly can be a game-changer. Google’s Free Booking Links aka (Get Google in STAAH), a tool that helps you secure a coveted spot below-paid ads on Google Hotel Search. STAAH, a trusted partner, empowers you to harness this incredible opportunity.
What is STAAH Get Google | Free Booking Links?
Google’s Free Booking Links (Known as Get Google in STAAH) is your gateway to greater online visibility and increased direct bookings. STAAH’s direct connection with Google ensures that your property’s availability and rates are always up to date, giving you a strong edge in securing commission-free direct bookings. Imagine your rates and availability being prominently displayed on the first page of Google search results, alongside other distribution channels. This feature is exclusively available to STAAH SwiftBook customers and can be activated via the extranet.
Key Benefits of STAAH Get Google
Increase Commission-Free Direct Bookings: Say goodbye to hefty commissions and boost your direct bookings.
Attract Online Potential Guests: Draw potential guests to your website, where they can explore all your offerings.
Aim for Direct Conversion: Encourage visitors to book directly with you, enhancing your profitability.
Push Real-Time Rates: Always stay competitive with up-to-the-minute rate updates
Appear on the First Page of Google Search: Secure a prime spot in Google search results to stand out in the crowded digital marketplace.
How to Enable It:
This feature can be activated for STAAH SwiftBook customers on the extranet. Ensure the following:
- You are a SwiftBook customer in STAAH.
- Your property is listed on Google Business Profile with an accurate map.
- The property name and address in STAAH match the setup in Google Business Profile.
In your STAAH extranet, you will see a Get Google sign like below
Step 1: Click on Sign up
Step 2: Read and Accept T&Cs and Price policy
Step 3: You will receive a confirmation message.
Activation Duration: Google picks it up approximately 7 days after the product is enabled.
Fee: The fee is $50 USD. There is no set-up fee. After enabling it, it will be added to your usual monthly billing.
Download the free Playbook to understand how this amazing feature works
How Does the Display Work?
Properties are ranked on Google’s Free Booking Links based on pricing, click-through rates, and the landing experience they provide. Your property’s listing will be prominently displayed on Google Search, ensuring that potential guests can easily discover your hotel.
Managing Bookings in Your STAAH Extranet:
To access this feature, visit the Point of Sale (POS) tab in your STAAH Extranet. Here, you’ll find your Google Listing. For more detailed statistics and insights, explore the Booking report and Channel Insights.
FAQ | What Is Google Business Profile (Previously known as Google My Business)?
Google My Business is a user-friendly, free tool designed to help businesses and organizations manage their online presence on Google, covering Search and Maps. It’s a critical tool for ensuring potential guests can easily find your hotel.
Why Should Hotels Care About Google Business Profile?
Ultimate Search Referrer: Google is the go-to platform for both foot traffic and web traffic. A Google My Business listing ensures that your hotel is discoverable when users search for your business on Google Search and Maps.
Local SEO Optimization: Optimizing your Google My Business listing is vital for local SEO, making your business appear in search results for users seeking hotels in your area.
Informative and Trust-Building: Your Google My Business listing provides essential details about your business, including services, contact information, operating hours, rates, and more
Read other FAQs on Get Google answered by STAAH Partner – Google
Ready to supercharge your direct bookings and enhance your online visibility? Sign up for Get Google with STAAH and seize the opportunity to take your hotel to new heights.
With STAAH and Google, your success in the hospitality industry has never been more attainable. Don’t miss out on the chance to outshine the competition and secure more commission-free bookings.